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Irish Fiddler. Born in London of parents from Co. Sligo, Kevin Burke started playing fiddle at the age of 8. He developed a virtuosic playing style influenced by that of Sligo. He replaced Tommy Peoples in The Bothy Band, and recorded two albums with Michael O’Domhnaill.

 

 

Sheet Music – Fainne Oir Ort

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Two reels recorded during our workshops last August. The Flower of the Flock was played by Matt Molloy in The Bothy Band. Dan Breen’s Reel is also known as the West Clare Reel and was recorded by Flook and Micho Russell.

 

 

Dan Breen’s Reel (Sheet Music) (38.88 kB)

Flower Of The Flock (Sheet Music) (41.19 kB

 

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Sheet music and MP3 of a jig and slip jig, recorded during our Irish music workshops in August. 

Slieve Russell is a mountain in Co. Cavan. (Slieve from the Irish Sliabh, meaning mount or mountain).

 

Sheet Music – Slieve Russell (42.84 kB

Sheet Music – The Butterfly Slip Jig (36.07 kB)

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The Green Fields of America (Reel) Mp3 and sheet music of a reel recorded during Tradschool’s Summer workshops in August 2008.

The Green Fields of America is a tune associated with emigration, and notably the tradition of an “American Wake” to mourn the departing of the future emigrants.

 

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The Killarney Boys of Pleasure – Mp3 & sheet music of a slow reel recorded live on Irish flute, uilleann pipes, guitar and bouzouki.

“The Killarney Boys of Pleasure” appears on The Merry Sisters of Fate by Lunasa.

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